Canadian Ports: Campbell River BC
Long renowned for great fishing Campbell River is located 167 miles North of Victoria and is the departure point for the ferry to Quadra Island.
Known as the "Salmon Capital of the World" Campbell River is the perfect destination for any deep sea or fly fishing enthusiast. Charter companies are numerous and offer both short and extended fishing packages.
A steady rise in popularity over the last few years has caused a significant population growth in this city and Campbell River is now recognized as an upscale residential and artists haven.
For travellers headed to/from Prince Rupert and Alaska via the ferry from Port Hardy, Campbell River is a popular point at which to break the long Island drive south. As the citys' hotels sell out well in advance, be sure to make reservations well in advance of anticipated arrival.
Whether fishing or walking the pristine beaches, visiting the galleries which feature the work of both local and international artists, or simply shopping for treasures - Campbell River is a place in which to schedule some time.